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Rappler's latest stories on Baseco


[OPINION] Coronavirus in Baseco: A community leader's assessment

Mar 27, 2020 - 12:43 PM

How are the 16,000 households in Baseco, Manila facing looming virus outbreaks while simultaneously suffering the impact of sudden income and job losses?

3 dead, hundreds rounded up in Baseco police operation

Aug 11, 2019 - 9:45 PM

The operation is in response to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's order to 'clear Baseco' of drugs

Around thousand of operatives from Manila Police District storm the Baseco compound in Tondo, Manila to conduct Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operation during the 'Oplan Clean Baseco'. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno gave the policemen a week to clear the illegal drugs and loose firearms on the compound. Meanwhile, at least two individual were reportedly killed after exchanging fired with the authorities. Hundreds of residents were rounded up for identification. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rapppler

Isko Moreno orders PNP, PDEA: Clear Baseco of drugs in one week

Aug 01, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno gives law enforcers a week to clear the so-called 'most drug-affected area' in the capital

ONE WEEK ONLY. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno leads a meeting inside the Manila City Hall. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Anti-graft court says enough evidence to convict Baseco president Maligalig

Oct 28, 2018 - 3:59 PM

The Sandiganbayan says unless Proceso Maligalig chooses to make a rebuttal, documents submitted to court are enough to declare him guilty of graft and malversation

THE ANTI-GRAFT COURT. Sandiganbayan photo by Darren Langit.

Ex-Baseco head to face trial over P3.5-M rent 'kickback'

Oct 22, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Proceso Maligalig, who sat in Baseco's board of directors from 2001 to 2011, is accused of pocketing rental fees

TRIAL. Sandiganbayan orders the trial of former Baseco chief Proceso Maligalig over alleged kickbacks from rental fee. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

3 teens swept away by Manila Bay waves amid Lando

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:29 AM

They’re now all safe says Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno as his city government implements precautionary measures for Typhoon Lando Koppu

'NO-WALK ZONE.' The Manila city government declares the Manila Bay area as a 'no-walk zone' on October 18, 2015, as a precautionary measure against Typhoon Lando (Koppu). Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Why toilets matter: Ending open defecation in PH

Nov 20, 2014 - 10:37 AM

Open defecation practiced by 7 million people in the Philippines is both a public health problem and a safety and dignity problem for women and girls

BETTER SANITATION. Filipino residents hold water containers as they participate in an event to mark World Toilet Day at a poor community in Manila, Philippines, November 19, 2014. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Prepared Manila survives Typhoon Glenda

Jul 17, 2014 - 7:29 PM

How did the bayside city Manila survive typhoon Rammasun or Glenda?